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Iron bands rust, oak cracks, leather rots. Who we love, seldom asked how we love, in truth, in time, and in silence. We pass wrecks in ditches, going on and on, wondering, or not, about motion, ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 02:00 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Sore-eyed Watchers On ground we did not choose we stand with the dusk at our backs. In mire, in hollows, on stony ridges we sing to stars obscured, ancient beams slipping down the air into streams ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 02:00 PM PST with 17 Recommends
This is a Solstice poem for my friend, belinda ridgewood . Below the impressionist cheese doodle is a happy holiday rant. Tapping the Kettle The table is laid with half a loaf. Cauldron scraped ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 01:45 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Brother Dr. Carl Sagan: American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, and human being. I missed writing this anniversary diary in honor of Dr. Carl Sagan's passing back ...
by LamontCranston
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Bounced and broken like a bad melon Hot hag screech tears skin away. Circus parade tramples goodmen and bad. Hooves and clown shoes cannot crush the itch in my chest. I'm a bad melon, a sickback ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 09:58 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Over the Sill of November Scrapes and breaks in the veneer form no scabs, no scars. Open for all time, the patina of familiar use settles over broken places, The scratches and mars on the empty ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 10:13 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Following up on the heels of NASA's huge digital sound release , here is another absolutely mesmerizing video from NASA. From YouTuber ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 11:55 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
I am writing this as a half serious half snark exercise. I feel a bit frivolous since my doctor found me cancer free yesterday. I read The Hot Zone when it first came out and this quote struck ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2014 at 05:59 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Happy Autumnal Equinox! I am writing this on one of the four key dates in the solar calendar, the September Equinox. Follow me below the orange Analemma for more details. First, a word from the ...
by ejoanna
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 09:55 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
If I had to explain in a broken butter-mouth, would you listen? Neck bent back, open, exposed on the roadside. Is there decency in such death? Last night's rain was enough to settle the dust on my ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I posted this as a comment in today's Morning Open Thread . I was playing with Palinesqe layered synonyms and it resolved itself into a poem that I had fun writing. I hope you will enjoy it. ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2014 at 06:19 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Ikon in Sand Under a flypaper-swaddled tomato, straight stands the ranger. Tattooed baby warbles magnificent manifestoes Yowl out your hambone antiphons of silent supper Ranger cries out, no levee ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
I wrote a poem. It's about what seems to me to be a catastrophic moment in human history. I might be a little bit depressed right now. See the poem below the fold. It's called PANDEMIC . -- ...
by Dylan Brody
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Aug 23, 2014 at 06:38 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
I wish the whole population of the world could watch this video. ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 09:59 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
In parts one and two of this series I wrote about Gogebic Taconite and their plan to tear the heart out of the Bad River watershed in Northern Wisconsin. The Wisconsin GOP have aided and abetted ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 02:09 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
In Part One of this verse-rant, I told you about the struggle to foil Gogebic Taconite (GTac) and Scott Walker's criminal scheme to dig a huge open-pit mine across the Bad River Watershed in ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Kalliope Means "beautiful voice" from Greek καλλος (kallos) "beauty" and οψ (ops) "voice". In Greek mythology she was a goddess of epic poetry and eloquence, one of the nine Muses. ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
In a green house I dithered and grew. Soft hands and sharp elbows shaped a head full of wonderment and worry. In root-stained blackwater, wood frogs waited. Under cedars, under oaks, through ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 05:27 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Corporate Media. Astute Bloggers and opportunistic Predators in corporate media compliment each other. It's called Duality and it's the new reality in politics. Astute Bloggers know that ...
by amateurpsychologist
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 09:35 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
It's only sixteen light years away so don't forget to pack your togs.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 02:35 PM PDT with 8 Recommends